inXile Entertainment and Ged Grimes of Simple Minds are excited to announce The Bard’s Tale Video Game Music Live, a one-of-kind concert and theatrical experience featuring music, gameplay, and live acting from The Bard’s Tale video games. Taking place one night only on January 31, 2019 at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow, Scotland as part of Celtic Connections 2019. The Bard’s Tale Video Game Music Live will feature musical performances of more than a dozen songs from The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep soundtrack backed Scotland’s finest traditional musicians.
Tickets are currently available at https://www.celticconnections.com/events/Pages/event.aspx?event=1%2Fthe-bards-tale-live-premiere
The Bard’s Tale Game Music Live, hosted by John Buick, voice of Rabbie, leader of the Adventurer’s Guild in Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep, is a video game musical and theatrical experience that will transport the audience on a unique journey through 18th century Scotland synchronized to the game. Musical performances by many of Scotland’s finest singers and musicians including Ged Grimes (Simple Minds), Kathleen MacInnes, Fiona Hunter, Eilidh Cormack, Kim Carnie, Gregor Philp (Deacon Blue), Ali Hutton, Innes White, Mairi Chambeul, Martin O’Neill, Brian McAlpine and more.
“The Bard’s Tale 4 soundtrack is stunningly beautiful and deserving of a live concert. I am looking forward to attending this special event. I hope to see some of the Bard’s Tale fans while I am there.” says Brian Fargo
The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep soundtrack has earned universal acclaim. It featured original tunes and Scotland’s Gaelic folk singers led by Ged Grimes of Simple Minds. Music is one of the game’s core pillars and the following video explores how inXile’s decision to ground the series in a Scottish-inspired setting opened up an unprecedented opportunity to build a world as alive musically as it is visually. Musicians featured in game share their excitement about being able to bring this part of Scottish culture to so many people.
The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep is available on Windows PC. It is expected to arrive later on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Mac, and Linux.